Category Archive: Florida

Nov 23

Exploring Orlando beyond the theme parks

  Orlando is certainly well known and would not be the city it is without its world class theme parks and hotels. But whether you are just visiting once or several times you owe it to yourself to see the rest of the city. It is in fact very well organized, livable and enjoyable. So …

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Jul 29

Gasparilla Island: a day off the beaten path in Florida

  Gasparilla Island is an elite and remote getaway on Florida’s Southwest coast. It falls off the radar for many because it is relatively far from even the closest tourist towns like Fort Myers, Sarasota and Punta Gorda. 

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Mar 27

Where to find public beach access on Longboat Key, Florida

  On Florida’s Western “Suncoast” there is a lot to see and explore. It is centered around the city of Sarasota and several beautiful outlying islands or locally called ‘keys’. One of the quietest and most beautiful is the lengthy, 11 mile stretch of land known as Longboat Key.

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Mar 26

Sunset Corners: a wine selection worthy of a world traveler’s taste in Miami

Miami is a wonderful town for gourmet food and drinks. The hottest hotel bars and cuisine festivals are going on all the time, but that’s not what I was looking for on my last visit. Knowing this town imports wines from around the world for its top restaurants and hospitality venues, I figured some of …

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Feb 07

A Florida beach destination on the rise: Anna Maria Island

  Florida’s Western gulf coast is known for its quiet escapes and stunning displays of nature. Sitting at the confluence of the emerald waters of the western coast and the confines of Tampa Bay is Anna Maria Island, a barrier island which draws many for its quiet and “old Florida” feel.

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